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Coordinates: 26°33′53″N 78°47′11″E / 26.56472°N 78.78639°E / 26.56472; 78.78639
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Bhind City
Madhya Pradesh Bhind district
Madhya Pradesh Bhind district
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°33′53″N 78°47′11″E / 26.56472°N 78.78639°E / 26.56472; 78.78639
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
Founded byBhindi Rishi
 • Type MP
 • BodyMadhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
 • Total197,585
 • OfficialHindi[2]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationMP-24

Bhind is a city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the headquarters of the Bhind district.[3]


Bhind is located at 26°33′N 78°47′E / 26.55°N 78.78°E / 26.55; 78.78.[4] It has an average elevation of 474 metres (1555 ft).[5]


As of 2011 Indian Census, Bhind had a total population of 197,585, of which 105,352 were males and 92,233 were females. Population within the age group of 0 to 6 years was 25,358. The total number of literates in Bhind was 142,923, which constituted 72.3% of the population with male literacy of 77.9% and female literacy of 65.9%. The effective literacy rate of 7+ population of Bhind was 83.0%, of which male literacy rate was 89.6% and female literacy rate was 75.4%. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes population was 39,267 and 1,832 respectively. Bhind had 33592 households in 2011.[1]

As of 2001 India census, Bhind had a population of 153,768. Males constitute 54% of the population.[6]

Place of interest[edit]

  • Vankhandeshwar Temple: It is located in Bhind town. It is a Shiv Mandir built by the Mandir built by the king, Prathwiraj Chauhan in 1175 AD. It is told that "Jyoti" is continuously flamed since then.[7]

Notable personalities[edit]


Nearest Airport is Gwalior Airport


  1. ^ a b "Census of India: Bhind". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  2. ^ "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Bhind - Madhya Pradesh".
  4. ^ "GeoHack - Bhind". geohack.toolforge.org. Retrieved 21 March 2024.
  5. ^ https://www.brandbharat.com/english/mp/districts/Bhind/Bhind.html
  6. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  7. ^ "Vankhandeshwar Temple | District Bhind, Government Of Madhya Pradesh | India". Retrieved 21 March 2024.
  8. ^ https://bhind.nic.in/en/how-to-reach/